Menopause: What You Should Know Now

An open and honest discussion with Dr. Mary Bowman and Dr. Diane Petersen, members of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and doctors with the UCHealth Women’s Care Clinic.

Yampa Valley Medical Center Conference Room 2 and 3




All women experience menopause yet we often don’t talk about it.  What are the signs of perimenopause?  Menopause?  What are the differences?    What happens after menopause?


Myths and Facts

Evidence and therapies have changed over the years.  Are you up to date?

What you can do

There is a whole spectrum of signs, symptoms as well as therapies.  No one size fits all! Come learn what may be best for your symptoms. 

Menopause Statistics:

  • Most women are menopausal between 45-55 years of age.
  • Symptoms may last between 2-10 years.
  • An average of 20 percent of the American workforce experience menopause each year.
  • The menopausal transition takes around four years for most women.